VM High Availability in CloudStack

Third day of the #CCCEU Topics touched so far in particular: VM simulation in CloudStack (natively), CloudStack and nesting and VM HA in CloudStack. Let’s talk about HA (High Availability) a little bit. So far it seems to me that the function is useful for...
Shadow Copy configuration tool for Windows 7

Shadow Copy configuration tool for Windows 7

As I promised, please find my tool for configuring SC on Windows 7 attached. Recommeded usage: To be advertised through SCCM, or deploy via ActiveSetup, GPO or manual activation. Features: Supports .ini based configuration (minimal), with the following options:...
Shadow Copy central administration – Part 3

Shadow Copy central administration – Part 3

You thought it was over didn’t you! Well, me too but apparently it isn’t. When I got back this morning, I noticed, that no backups were made meanwhile. How is that, it should be making the copies, ain’t it? No it shouldn’t. What went wrong?...
Shadow Copy central administration – Part 2

Shadow Copy central administration – Part 2

Picking up where we left off… There is no direct way to affect Shadow Copy centrally from either GP or SCCM. That aside, we have some options (drastically different) to fire it up – that will be explained here. First off, when you enable the feature...
Shadow Copy central administration – Part 1

Shadow Copy central administration – Part 1

This topic will be a funny one IMO, because it covers something that should’ve been available for everyone from the start. What am I talking about? You might’ve noticed, that the Shadow Copy function in Windows 7 differs from the one in 2008 R2. This is...